SPE Electric Submersible Pumps Symposium 24 - 28 Apr 2017 Marriott Waterway Hotel and Convention Center The Woodlands, Texas, USA

Schedule

Monday, April 24

08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
ESP Basic Waterway 1
Instructor(s) Mike Berry
08:00 - 17:00
ESP Teardown and Root Cause Failure Analysis Waterway 2
Instructor(s) Jeff Dwiggins & Arthur Watson
12:00 - 18:00
18:00 - 20:00
Welcome Reception Town Center Exhibit Hall

We invite you to the welcome reception, with complimentary refreshments, hors d'oeuvres and cash bar. Scheduled from 1800 - 2000, Monday, in the Town Center Exhibit Hall. 

Tuesday, April 25

07:00 - 08:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 07:30
08:00 - 09:00
SE01  Keynote Speaker Waterway 5-8
Moderator(s) Barry Lance Nicholson - Oxy Inc, Leon Ben Waldner - Nexen Energy ULC
Speaker(s) David Carpenter - Shell
Our keynote speaker, Mr. David Carpenter, will share his insights on how we, as an industry, can learn from history and prepare to ride through and out of this (and future) economic downturns.


David Carpenter, Global Discipline Head of Production Technology and Production Chemistry, Global Process Owner of Well, Reservoir and Facilities Management, Shell 

"Acquiring and Preserving Technical Skills in a Changing World"

Drawing from personal experience and observations, this discussion explores the elements needed to retain critical technical skills.  Business changes over time; the industry is cyclic.  How do people & companies maintain technical skills that are needed to run a complicated business?  How can you stay current? Dave’s current job is the development and preservation of critical skills for Production Engineers & Chemists in Shell.  How do the majors do it?  What is the role of industry?  Is it even important?

09:00 - 10:00
01  ESP Data Analytics Waterway 5-8
Session Chairpersons Barry Lance Nicholson - Oxy Inc, Leon Ben Waldner - Nexen Energy ULC
Data overload is a common problem with ESP systems. In this session we will explore some ideas on how to utilize ESP data to make meaningful decisions.
Time Paper # Presentation
0900-0930 185274 Production & Operations ESP Root Cause Failure Analysis in Guatiquia Field, Colombia: A Case Study F. Guerra, Pacific Exploration & Production Corp.; N. Cortina, L. Franco, Pacific Exploration & Production Corp. Calle 110 No. 9-25; E. Vera, Y. Pineda, Universidad Pedagogica y Tecnologica de Colombia
0930-1000 185151 Production & Operations Leveraging Run-Life Data and Industry Collaboration in a Low-Cost Environment J.W. Sheldon, F. Trevisan, C.A. Radke, F.J. Alhanati, C-FER Technologies
10:00 - 10:45
10:00 - 10:45
P01  Alternate Poster Session
Session Chairpersons Wayne Klaczek - C-FER Technologies, Francisco Trevisan - C-FER Technologies
Posters (alternates) will be on display during the Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning coffee breaks. We encourage you to attend these interactive poster sessions to further enhance your knowledge and allow for networking opportunities with these accomplished authors. **Please note that final scheduling of poster presentations to be determined at time of event**
Time Paper # Presentation
Alternate 185273 Production & Operations Case Study, Permanent Magnet Motor Operation Below Perforations in Stagnant Fluid R. Guindi, MPS; B.D. Storts, J.M. Beard, Global Production Solutions
10:45 - 11:45
02  ESP Subsea Waterway 5-8
Session Chairpersons Miguel Angel Ortega - Cannon Services Ltd, Keith Russell - GE
Subsea production environments can be immensely challenging, in all aspects, including artificial lift. Focusing on direct field experiences, this session will look into subsea challenges for ESP technologies and how operators have managed them.
Time Paper # Presentation
1045-1115 185142 Production & Operations “Full-Scale Investigation of Gas-Handling Capabilities of High-Flow Helicoaxial ESP Stages for Deepwater Application”
M.D. Rojas, Royal Dutch/Shell Group; L.J. Barrios, Shell; G.T. Harris, K. Cheah, Schlumberger
1115-1145 185141 Production & Operations Brazil Field
Experience of ESP Performance with Viscous Emulsions and High Gas using
Multi-Vane Pump (MVP) and High Power ESPs
L.J. Barrios, Shell; M.D. Rojas, Royal Dutch/Shell Group; G. Monteiro, N. Sleight, Shell Brazil
11:45 - 12:45
12:00 - 12:30
12:45 - 14:15
03  ESP Field Study/Surveillance Waterway 5-8
Session Chairpersons Cyril Girard - Statoil ASA, John K Graham - Suncor Energy Inc.
ESP surveillance is crucial to understanding and maximizing ESP operations and production performance as well as obtaining best possible ESP reliability. This session will focus on various technologies, and field experiences, that illustrate how surveillance can help meet these objectives.
Time Paper # Presentation
1245-1315 185144 Production & Operations Increasing Production with High-Frequency and High-Resolution Flow Rate Measurements from ESPs
L.A. Camilleri, M. El Gindy, A. Rusakov, I.H. Ginawi, H.T. Abdelmotaal, Schlumberger; E. Sayed, T. Edrees, M. Karam Abdo, Khalda Petroleum Company
1315-1345 185135 Production & Operations Successful Standardization and Sustainable Well Management
System for ESP well Surveillance & Optimization across PDO
A.S. Al-Bimani, R. Kulkarni, H.K. Al-Muqbali, A. Mackay, A. AndradeMarin, A. Al-Busaidi, S. Touqi, Z.A. Al-Yazeedi, A. Abdullah, K. Harthy, F. Kharusi, Petroleum Development Oman; N. Kumar, Weatherford International Ltd.; S. Gupta, Weatherford
1345-1415 185134 Production & Operations Strategy to Implement Relevant ESP Technologies for Mitigation of Reservoir Challenges and Reduction Of Operating Costs in KOC P.V. Mali, Prasanna Mali; H. Al-Abdullah, M.M. Zerai, B.S. Al-Matar, Kuwait Oil Company
14:15 - 15:00
15:00 - 16:00
04  ESP High Temperature Waterway 5-8
Session Chairpersons Chris J Scrupa - Schlumberger, John K Graham - Suncor Energy Inc.
Thermal applications can tax ESP systems to their limits. In this session we will explore technologies and techniques for successful operation of ESPs in these harsh environments.
Time Paper # Presentation
1500-1530 185158 Production & Operations Eliminating Gas Lift by Directly Converting SAGD Wells with High-Temperature ESPs

S. Shang, J. Caridad, Schlumberger
1530-1600 185275 Drilling Design, Operation, Diagnosis, Failure Analysis And Optimization Of ESP Systems In Wells With Great Depths, High Temperature, High GOR And High Concentrations Of Co2, N2, H2s In Samaria Luna Field
M. Ramirez, ESP OIL AND GAS ENERGY, SA DE CV; J.F. Martinez, PEMEX
16:00 - 17:30
Greybeards Panel Waterway 5-8

The panel of Greybeards represents a distinguished group of gentlemen that have excelled in the analyzation of electric submersible pumps failures to increase the longevity to the end user.  The panel realizes that well conditions can and should only be used as a failure analysis the first time. 

By understanding the application and use of ESP’s and proper failure analysis the life expectance can and will be increased.

17:30 - 19:00
Networking Reception Town Center Exhibit Hall

We invite you to a networking reception, with complimentary refreshments, hors d'oeurves and cash bar.

Wednesday, April 26

07:00 - 08:30
07:30 - 08:00
08:30 - 10:00
05  ESP Operation/Optimization Waterway 5-8
Session Chairpersons Albert George Ollre - GE Oil and Gas, Steven C Kennedy - EOG Resources Inc.
Operating practices and optimization are key to maximizing the value from ESP systems. In this session case studies, best practices and technologies will be explored to help demonstrate how to achieve best value.
Time Paper # Presentation
0830-0900 185130 Production & Operations Best Practice on ESP hands on operation: troubleshooting & optimization at well sites, Oman South Oil Fields A. Awaid, Petroleum Developement Oman; S.B. Nemecio, A. Al-Oufi, K. Al-Kindy, A.S. Al-Bimani, Petroleum Development Oman
0900-2130 185155 Production & Operations Installation of Electric Submersible Pump as Artificial Lift Method in Low Flow Rate Wells, a Case History
J.J. Del Pino Castrillon, OXY Colombia; J.L. Martin, H. Vargas, Occidental de Colombia Inc.; J.S. Maldonado, OXY Colombia; W. Nunez Garcia, Occidental de Colombia Inc.; L.M. Sanchez, OXY Colombia; E. Rubiano, Occidental Oil & Gas Intl.; J.A. Prada, Occidental de Colombia Inc.; S. Gomez, Baker Hughes; N. Sarkis, Baker Hughes Solutions; A. Gonzalez, Baker Hughes
0930-1000 185159 Production & Operations Advanced Electric Submersible Pump - status on development towards superior reliability
C. Girard, Statoil ASA; F. Marra, Statoil
10:00 - 10:45
10:00 - 10:45
P02  Alternate Poster Session
Session Chairpersons Wayne Klaczek - C-FER Technologies, Francisco Trevisan - C-FER Technologies
Posters (alternates) will be on display during the Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning coffee breaks. We encourage you to attend these interactive poster sessions to further enhance your knowledge and allow for networking opportunities with these accomplished authors. **Please note that final scheduling of poster presentations to be determined at time of event**
Time Paper # Presentation
Alternate 185272 Production & Operations Extending ESP run Life in Gassy Wells Applications



B. Kadio Morokro, Baker Hughes Centrilift; F. Curay, J.J. Fernandez, Baker Hughes Inc; V.O. Salazar, EP Energy
10:45 - 23:45
06  Gassy Applications I Waterway 5-8
Session Chairpersons Thomas J Van Akkeren - Production Technology Assoc., Roger Brown - XTO Energy Inc.
Operating ESPs successfully, in high free gas environments, is a challenge present in many production basins. In part one of this session, technologies, techniques and practices that enable successful application of ESPs are explored.
Time Paper # Presentation
1045-1115 185147 Production & Operations New ESP Gas Separator for Slugging Horizontal Wells S.C. Kennedy, EOG Resources Inc.; Z.T. Madrazo, C. Rhinehart, B. Hill, C. Grimm, EOG Resources; C. Smith, Mingo Manufacturing
1115-1145 185153 Production & Operations Maximizing Production in high gas wells with Electrical Submersible Pumps utilizing Variable Speed Drives with Intelligent Gas Control Software: Case History in Colombia
J. Chira, A. Diaz Arias, C.A. Gonzalez, B. Rodriguez, Baker Hughes; H. Serrano, Ecopetrol S.A.; J.A. Prada, OXY
11:45 - 12:45
12:00 - 12:30
12:45 - 14:15
07  You Don't Know What You Don't Know Waterway 5-8
Session Chairpersons Francisco J.S. Alhanati - C-FER Technologies, Shauna G. Noonan - Occidental Petroleum Corp.
You can stay out of trouble if you know what you don't know. The danger is with the things you don't know you don't know. In this session, we will cover a few things that a lot people don't know they don't know, and therefore can get them into trouble.
Time Paper # Presentation
1245-1315 185136 Production & Operations You Don't Know Pumps: Myths and Truths About ESP Operation in High-Gas Environments M.A. Dowling, Perenco LLC
1315-1345 185133 Production & Operations Understanding Seal Sections and the "Phantom" Failures D. Merrill, Borets; J.L. Dwiggins, Dwiggins Consulting LLC
1345-1415 185149 Production & Operations Achieving a 10-Year ESP Run Life R.A. Lastra, Saudi Aramco PE&D
14:15 - 15:00
15:00 - 16:00
08  Gassy Applications II Waterway 5-8
Session Chairpersons Peter Olugboyega Oyewole - Proline Energy Resources, Kenneth Lacey - Custom Submersible & Electrical Service
Operating ESPs successfully, in high free gas environments, is a challenge present in many production basins. In part two of this session, technologies, techniques and practices that enable successful application of ESPs are explored.
Time Paper # Presentation
1500-1530 185152 Production & Operations A Tough, Truly Multiphase Downhole Pump for Unconventional Wells A.J. Simpson, J.O. Rhys-Davies, M.J. Husman, E. Youri, Elite Multiphase Solutions
1530-1600 185157 Production & Operations Subsea Boosting with ESP’s in High-Gas Environments - Full-Scale Prototype testing demonstrates Full Capability of New, Low-Cost System L.N. Portman, Baker Hughes Inc; H.C. Stibbe, Baker Hughes Oilfield Opns; G.O. Homstvedt, Aker Solutions Subsea AS; M. Farias, Aker Solutions
16:15 - 17:15
Breakout Session I - ESP Power Quality Montgomery A
Moderator(s) Sandy Williams, Artificial Lift Performance Ltd.
16:15 - 17:15
Breakout Session II - ESP Equipment Re-Use Practices Montgomery B
Moderator(s) Matthew Hackworth, Oxy Oil & Gas Corp.

Thursday, April 27

07:00 - 08:30
07:00 - 15:00
08:30 - 10:00
09  Permanent Magnet Motors Waterway 5-8
Session Chairpersons Tommy D Vineyard - Vineyard ESP Consulting, Jeffrey Lee Dwiggins - Dwiggins Consulting LLC
Utilization of Permanent Magnet Motors (PMM) continue to increase throughout the world due to their unique characteristics. This session will discuss the potential benefits of this technology through case studies and description of unique applications.
Time Paper # Presentation
0830-0900 185129 Production & Operations Leveraging Energy Efficiency Downhole With Permanent Magnet Motors D.J. Harris, Chevron Energy Technology Company; J. English, Chevron, retired; J. Leemasawatdigul, Chevron
0900-0930 185143 Production & Operations Ultra-High Speed ESP PMM System Application in Salym Petroleum Development A. Gorlov, Salym Petroleum Development
0930-1000 185137 Production & Operations High Efficiency ESP Applications for Slim Wells

M. Ballarini, Pan American Energy; M.L. BRUNI, D.H. Munoz, M.E. Colla, Panamerican Energy; R. Teves, GE Oil & Gas - Artificial Lift; J. Pires, M. Russo, GE Oil&Gas; R. Oyarzun, D.A. Fleitas, GE Oil & Gas - Artificial Lift
10:00 - 10:45
10:00 - 10:45
P03  Alternate Poster Session
Session Chairpersons Wayne Klaczek - C-FER Technologies, Francisco Trevisan - C-FER Technologies
Posters (alternates) will be on display during the Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning coffee breaks. We encourage you to attend these interactive poster sessions to further enhance your knowledge and allow for networking opportunities with these accomplished authors. **Please note that final scheduling of poster presentations to be determined at time of event**
Time Paper # Presentation
Alternate 185271 Production & Operations Dynamical Study of Quasi-Steady Conditions for
Startup Operations of Electrical Submersible Pumps
M. Noui Mehidi, M. Arsalan, Saudi Aramco PE&D
10:45 - 11:45
10  ESP Reliability Analysis Waterway 5-8
Session Chairpersons Atika Said Al-Bimani - Petroleum Development Oman, Mark Robert Neinast - Summit ESP
ESP reliability is one of the most important aspects of well economics. In this session experiences, techniques, measurements and methodologies are discussed to help operators obtain the best economic run life of an ESP system.
Time Paper # Presentation
1045-1115 185140 Production & Operations High Density Survey Data and ESP Placement - Case Studies A.G. Ledroz, R. Shoup, Gyrodata Inc.; B.L. Nicholson, Oxy Inc; T.B. Favrot, Occidental Permian Ltd.
1115-1145 185148 Production & Operations ESP Motors Reinstall Criteria to Maintain Reliability in Cerro Dragon Field M. Marzona, Panamerican Energy; A. Aguila, GE Oil&Gas; R.A. Oyarzun, R. Teves, GE Oil & Gas - Artificial Lift
11:45 - 12:45
12:00 - 12:30
12:45 - 14:15
11  ESP Alternative Deployment Waterway 5-8
Session Chairpersons Henry Okoro - Hess, Michael Christopher Romer - Exxon Mobil Corporation
Well intervention costs may, in some instances, far outweigh the cost of the ESP system itself. This session will explore new and novel technologies and techniques to improve efficiency of ESP deployment.
Time Paper # Presentation
1245-1315 185156 Production & Operations Comparative Project Economics: Wireline Retrievable ESP (WRESP) vs. Conventional ESP Systems D. Malone, AccessESP; L. Olabinjo, Chevron; S.J. Vierkandt, Chevron Overseas Petroleum Inc.; J.C. Patterson, Patterson Consulting
1315-1345 185146 Production & Operations Well Control Strategy For ESP Rigless Deployment With Power Cable J. Xiao, B.A. Roth, R.A. Lastra Melo, Saudi Aramco EXPEC ARC; Y.S. Sarawaq, Baker Hughes Saudi Arabia
1345-1415 185160 Production & Operations Live Well Deployment of ESP Systems, Case Histories
J.G. Nutter, D. Malone, AccessESP; J.C. Patterson, Patterson Consulting
14:15 - 15:00
15:00 - 16:00
12  ESP New Technologies Waterway 5-8
Session Chairpersons Keith Terretta - Nexen Energy ULC, Alexander John Williams - Artificial Lift Performance Ltd
Knowing what new ESP technologies exist today may positively affect lifting costs tomorrow. This session discusses new ESP technology innovations that can drive cost savings through improved reliability and efficiency.
Time Paper # Presentation
1500-1530 185131 Production & Operations Geared Centrifugal Pump Performance in an Enhanced Oil Recovery Field
G. Best, Occidental Petroleum; R.J. Delaloye, ConocoPhillips Co; B.L. Nicholson, Occidental Petroleum; W.B. Morrow, Harrier Technologies Inc
Alternate 185270 Production & Operations First Successful Experience of Hardened Stages for Sandy Wells at Northern Llanos Field, Case History



L.M. Sanchez, J.S. Maldonado, J.L. Martin, H. Vargas, W. Nunez Garcia, J.J. Del Pino Castrillon, Occidental de Colombia LLC; E. Rubiano, Occidental Oil & Gas Intl.; C.H. Leon, J.L. Villalobos, J.S. Miranda Fernandez, Schlumberger
16:15 - 17:15
Breakout Session III - Down Hole Gauges and Data Acquisition Montgomery A
Moderator(s) Thomas J. Van Akkeren, Production Technology Assoc.
16:15 - 17:15

Friday, April 28

07:00 - 08:30
07:00 - 10:00
07:30 - 08:00
08:30 - 09:30
13  ESP Unconventional Applications I Waterway 5-8
Session Chairpersons Matthew Roy Hackworth - Oxy Oil & Gas Corp, Lorne Simmons - Borets US Inc.
Unconventional production environments challenge every aspect of well development and production. In particular, it challenges reliable ESP design, application and operation. In part one of this session, challenges and solutions for succeeding in this environment, through field experiences and application of novel technologies, are discussed.
Time Paper # Presentation
0830-0900 185145 Production & Operations Well Trajectory Impact on Production from ESP-Lifted Shale Wells: A Case Study
G. Yuan, D. Narvaez, H. Xue, S. Nagarakanti, Schlumberger
0900-0930 185269 Production & Operations Implementation of Torque and Drag Analysis to Simulate Forces while Running in Hole Electric Submersible Pump - ESP Assemblies, to Reduce Power Cable Mechanical Damages.
J.J. Del Pino Castrillon, OXY Colombia; W. Nunez Garcia, Occidental de Colombia Inc.; J.S. Maldonado, OXY Colombia; J.L. Martin, H. Vargas, Occidental de Colombia Inc.; L.M. Sanchez, Universidad de America Bogota; E. Rubiano, Occidental Oil & Gas Intl.; J.A. Prada, Occidental de Colombia Inc.; S. Gomez, Baker Hughes; N. Sarkis, Baker Hughes Solutions; A. Gonzalez, M. Jimenez, Baker Hughes; E. Villamizar, UIS
09:30 - 10:15
10:15 - 11:15
14  ESP Unconventional Applications II Waterway 5-8
Session Chairpersons Barry Lance Nicholson - Oxy Inc, Leon Ben Waldner - Nexen Energy ULC
Unconventional production environments challenge every aspect of well development and production. In particular, it challenges reliable ESP design, application and operation. In part two of this session, challenges and solutions for succeeding in this environment, through field experiences and application of novel technologies, are discussed.
Time Paper # Presentation
1015-1045 185150 Production & Operations Improving ESP Application For Unconventional Wells In The Bakken J. Britvar, Oasis Petroleum LLC; A.J. Williams, Artificial Lift Performance Ltd
1045-1115 185128 Production & Operations Breaking the 800 psi ESP PIP Barrier: How a Proven Flow-conditioning Technology can Dramatically Improve ESP Performance in Horizontal Wells D.W. Kimery, Production Plus Energy Service Inc.; J.C. Saponja, Production Plus Energy Services Inc.; R.C. Chachula, Chachula Consulting Inc; C. Jensen, Scribe Solutions Inc.
11:15 - 11:45
Symposium Wrap Up

Please join us for summaries of the break out sessions and closing remarks. 

12:15 - 18:00
17ESPS Golf Tournament

Please register to join us for the 2017 ESP Symposium golf tournament which will be held at GleannLoch Pines.  Your registration fee covers transportation to and from the golf course (from Marriott Waterway) and green fees. Bus departs the Marriott Waterway at 1215 sharp.  The event will wrap up at approximately 1800 and bus will return golfers to Marriott shortly thereafter.